Dorothy E. Curtis Brown Sheets, 90, of Pomeroy, died peacefully on November 9, 2012. Born July 24, 1922, in Pomeroy, Ohio, Dorothy was the daughter of Roy and Clara Stiles Curtis. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Orville (“Pete”) Brown and Charles G. Sheets.
Dorothy was a member of Trinity Congregational Church. She enjoyed her friendship with her fellow Red Hatters in two local groups. Additionally, Dorothy loved to travel and was an avid reader throughout her entire lifetime. A talented baker, Dorothy brought smiles to many people with her delicious pies and cookies. Dorothy was a faithful employee of Swisher & Lohse Pharmacy for over 45 years. Always quick with a pencil and her mind, she excelled in poetry and the arts. She loved and appreciated beautiful music, especially that of the Trinity Church Choir.
Dorothy’s family was the light of her life. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dottie and John Musser of Pomeroy; stepson, James R. (Jennifer) Sheets of Pomeroy; stepdaughter Susan Sheets of Wellston; stepdaughter, Deborah (Rodney) Winters of Jackson, Ohio; grandchildren include, Steve (Barbara) Musser of Pomeroy, Jared (Laura) Sheets of Pomeroy, Aaron (Ann) Sheets of Largo, FL, Adam (Jaclyn) Sheets of Columbus, Jason (Tracy) Winters of Gallipolis, Tammy (Jason) Smith of Wellston, Brian (Rachel) Winters of Kernersville, NC; Great-grandchildren include, Elena, Bobby and Jack Musser, Cara and James Sheets, Jack and Nicholas Sheets, Jacob and Joshua Winters, Hannah and Molly Smith, Gabriele and Brayden Winters, Adrianna and Julian. Also surviving are Dorothy’s sisters, Cordelia Bentz and Sara Dill of Pomeroy, many nieces and nephews, and a special feline companion, Blackie.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home with Paul Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery. Visiting hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Meigs Local Enrichment Foundation (P.O. Box 173 Pomeroy, OH 45769) in Dorothy’s memory.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.